What gets your goat? Here are a selection of opinion pieces on rugby issues big and small that have appeared in Rugby World magazine. Send us your views to rugbyworldletters@timeinc.com

defenders kneeing try-scorers

Rugby Rant: Stop defenders kneeing try-scorers OF ALL the attempts to make the game safer, it still boggles the mind that World Rugby have not done more to clamp down…

Community pitches

Rugby Rant: Community pitches must improve This has been the year that rugby came grinding to a halt, both at a professional and community level, with many at a loss…

Welsh rugby

Rugby Rant: Overhaul Welsh rugby Who could have imagined in 1990 that the state of Welsh domestic rugby would now be so bad? Regional rugby has helped to improve standards,…

Rugby Rant: Bring back screw kicking

Rugby Rant: Bring back screw kicking WATCHING A skilled kicker, particularly a fly-half, is a wonderful sight. As a child I spent hours playing the kicking game ‘Gaining Ground’. At…

Rugby Rant

Rugby Rant: RWC 2023 Pool Draw THE DRAW for the 2023 World Cup takes place after this year’s November Tests. Not since RWC 2003 has the draw been conducted closer…